On This Day

March 1895 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 22 Auguste & Louis Lumiere show their 1st movie to an invited audience
  • Mar 30 British inventor Birt Acres films Oxford and Cambridge boat race

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 3 Juanita Hansen, American actress (Fast Company, Broadway Love), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1961)
  • Mar 3 Robert Gordon, American silent film actor (Loveless), born in Belleville, Kansas (d. 1971)
  • Mar 11 Shemp Howard [Samuel Horwitz], American actor and comedian (3 Stooges), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1955)
  • Mar 24 Leo "Syd" Sailor, American actor (Arizona Days, Waterfront), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1962)